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there was a movement to run him for president, "i will not accept if nominated and will not serve if elected." that was the sherman like statement you issued. >> that's, well, i'm not quite up to sherman's standards and i don't think i'm quite ready to lay waste to georgia either. but a good, good man i admire actually. >> but the grassroots campaign in your behalf, unofficial, was serious. i mean, over 235,000 people signed on. you broke their hearts. any regrets? >> no, because i probably have more influence than i, doing what i do now than i would if i were inside trying to, you know, do the court power games that come with any white house, even the best, which i don't think i'd be any good at. so no, this is fine. and what the president needs right now is he needs a hardnosed negotiator. and rumor has it that's what he's got, so. >> in jack lew? >> that's right. the president can't pass major new legislation. he can't formulate major new programs right now. what he has to do now is bargain down or ride over these crazy people in the republican party. and we what we need now is not deep t
, and that is that they've now lost two national elections, okay. and that hurts. i'm sure it hurts. they need to find a new way back to the middle of this country, okay. now, there's an active debate happening within the republican party right now between, "perhaps our problem is that we weren't pure enough," okay -- i mean, we hear those voices on the right who were saying, you know, mitt romney was really just a liberal in disguise, that we didn't make a stark enough choice, and that what we need is purification, we need to become true, you know, even take this party farther to the right versus those that are in the middle that are saying there is no pathway to political success unless you can reach this new america that is quickly emerging. hispanics, minorities, young people, women who voted in record numbers not just in 2008 but in 2012. and if we ever want to be able to succeed at the national level again we have to find a way to appeal back to these new voters who are not responding to these far right messages, okay. so there's enormous political opportunity. we'll see where the republican par
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